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Andy is a seasoned tax and transactional lawyer who focuses his practice on cross-border and domestic tax and corporate matters involving partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. He advises business clients in a wide range of commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, domestic and cross-border financings, restructurings, reorganizations, and spinoffs. He also represents clients in tax controversy disputes with the Internal Revenue Service. Andy is the Tax Practice Area co-chair.

In addition to his practice, Andy is an adjunct professor at the University of Albany, where he teaches international tax in the school's master's degree program in taxation. He also co-taught a cross-border capstone course at the University at Buffalo School of Law.

Andy often speaks and writes on various federal and international tax matters.

Bar Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Prior Experience

  • Hodgson Russ LLP, Partner
  • Hodgson Russ LLP, Senior Associate
  • Hodgson Russ LLP, Associate
  • Ernst & Young, Manager
  • Ernst & Young, Senior
  • Erie County, Assistant District Attorney

Selected Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Corporate Law, 2024; Litigation and Controversy – Tax, 2024; Tax Law, 2024
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars: Tax, 2020

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Bar Association of Erie County 66th Tax Institute, “The ABCs of the Business-Related International Tax Provisions Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”
  • National TD Wealth Advisory Services Conference 2018
  • CleantechIQ Webinar, “Implications of New US Tax Law in Cross-Border Transactions”
  • New York State Bar Association, “LLCs and Corporations: Tax Legal Planning Considerations”
  • New York State Bar Association, “The Non-Tax Lawyer’s Guide to Tax Law”

Selected Media

Selected Alerts & Blog Posts

Featured Media


New York State's Increasing Minimum Wage: What All Employers Need to Know


New York State Law Mandates Employer Notification Regarding the Right to File for Unemployment Insurance Benefits


OMIG's Abbreviated Self-Disclosure Process: What Providers Need to Know


Massachusetts High Court Ruling Raises Standard of Care, Stakes for Broker-Dealers


New York State Passes Law Barring Employers From Mandating Employee Attendance at Captive Audience Meetings


Second Department Declines to Expand Scope of Arons

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